Health Unlimited appoints new leaders in Brand Promotion (UK) and Digital Engagement (US)

Healthcare Communications

Global health consultancy and communications agency Health Unlimited has welcomed industry leaders Jason Galla-Barth as Practice Leader, Brand Promotion in the UK and Dan Burgess, Director of Digital Engagement in the US, further expanding brand strategy and digital capabilities in each region.

Jason brings over 10 years developing and delivering large, effective, multichannel global healthcare programs for a variety of clients including Janssen, Pfizer, Novo Nordisk and Bayer. He has held leadership roles in global agencies including Publicis LifeBrands, Ogilvy Healthworld and Sudler, and most recently served as Sudler UK’s Head of Digital. Jason will be based in London and report into Tim Bird, Chief Executive Officer.

“Health Unlimited appoints new leaders in Brand Promotion (UK) and Digital Engagement (US)“

Dan Burgess joins the agency as the US Director of Digital Engagement, bringing over 20 years of experience in integrated healthcare marketing. As former Content Strategy Lead at the Cement Bloc, Dan has developed strategies for various clients including Novartis, Pfizer, BMS, AstraZeneca, GSK and Celgene. Most recently, Dan served as Director of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Digital Marketing Center of Excellence, where he helped champion the evolution of the organization’s marketing efforts. Dan will be based in New York and report into Susan Duffy, Chief Strategy Officer.

About these appointments, Tim Bird, Chief Executive Officer of Health Unlimited commented:

“Our ability to fulfil our purpose and achieve success depends on the talent and expertise of our people. Jason and Dan each bring unique experience, perspective and practice discipline that deepens our agency’s expertise for clients. Working together with our teams in the UK and US, we can do more for clients to help people live better lives with fewer limitations.”

Galla-Barth added: “The health market globally is going through some really interesting developments; Health Unlimited is at the top of its game, having driven results for companies solving the world’s most complex and challenging health issues for over 25 years. This role is \exceptionally exciting; I am really looking forward to guiding the team forward into a prosperous future.”

Burgess commented, “I am thrilled to work with the teams and clients at Health Unlimited to drive digital engagements that deliver positive experiences and produce meaningful change.”

Both Galla-Barth and Burgess have proven track records for building strong client relationships and inspired teams that result in continued growth.

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This appointment follows other recent senior appointments including Jon Watson as ECD and Per Hedman as Director of Digital Engagement in the UK. Health Unlimited is part of the Unlimited Group, a digital and technology-based marketing services business and one of the UK’s largest Independent Agency Groups.

About Health Unlimited

Health Unlimited is a global health consultancy and communications agency built by specialists with a 25-year legacy of addressing complex and challenging health conditions. The agency has been at the forefront with clients advancing landmark developments in HIV/AIDS, cancer, addiction, rare diseases, central nervous system diseases and infectious and vaccine-preventable diseases. Health Unlimited drives results for a diverse group of companies and organisations invested in solving complex health challenges. Clients include pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, government agencies, medical societies, advocacy organisations and consumer health companies throughout the world.

Two Health Unlimited consultancy teams - Corkery Group Unlimited, specialising in public health and policy communications, and Rock Unlimited, specialising in medical communications - maintain independent identities for those clients requiring these unique solutions.

Located in London and New York, Health Unlimited employs over 150 health communication specialists.

Health Unlimited is part of the Unlimited Group.

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